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The Florida 4-H Officer's Handbook1

Tracy Tesdall and Judith Levings2

The duties and responsibilities of the club officers' are outlined in this helpful guide.

Officer's Training Handbook (4H GCM 10) is 4-H club material for ages 8 and up.

Visit the 4-H Youth Development Curriculum website for more information on related project material.

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  • The President

  • The Vice President

  • The Secretary

  • The Treasurer

  • The Reporter

  • The Seargeant-at-Arms--The Historian--The Parliamentarian

  • 4-H Club Meeting Checklist

  • Club Performance Recognition



This document is 4HGCM10, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date September 2000. Revised November 2009 and September 2014. Reviewed January 2018. Visit the EDIS website at


The Florida 4-H Officer’s Handbook was revised in 2009 by Joy Jordan, former associate professor and 4-H youth development specialist; Bryan Terry, assistant professor and 4-H volunteer specialist; Dale Pracht, associate professor, community-based organizational systems in 4-H youth development, Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, and Judy Butterfield, former regional specialized agent; and Adam Estes, Escambia County, 2008-09 State 4-H Sergeant-At-Arms; UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, Gainesville FL, 32611.

Revised September 2014 by Tracy Tesdall, regional specialized 4-H Extension agent II, South District; Judith Levings, state 4-H educational design specialist; Ali Baker, state 4-H resource development coordinator; Sarah Hensley, regional specialized 4-H Extension agent II, Central District; and Stacey Ellison, regional specialized 4-H agent II, North East District; UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, Gainesville FL, 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.